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From the Chair 15. Rooks

A series of short pieces written during the 2020 coronavirus lockdown by our Chair, Dr Sue Andrew, musing on discoveries made during excursions from her Tavistock home. 15. Rooks Visiting Widecombe in the Moor...

Regarding COVID-19 (updated 14 Jun)

14 June 2020 Important Update As you will be aware, back in March the DA’s Executive Committee decided to postpone all events until the end of June 2020 as a result of the UK...

Events news (updated 14 Jun 2020)

This page notifies recent additions and changes to events – both our own and selected external events. To keep up to date, you should also check the Notices page, where other news is reported....

Notices (updated 6 Jun 2020)

This is the place for notices and short news items that will be of interest to members of the DA. You may also wish to look at the Events news page where new events...

158th Annual Conference, Bideford 2020

All DA events up to 30 June have been cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. See our dedicated page for the latest information. In the unavoidable absence of this year’s conference, our outgoing President,...

Exeter Branch Report: Aug 2019 to Jan 2020

In early August (2019), several of our members joined local historian Dr David Pugsley at the Half Moon pub in Clayhidon for A re-enactment of the infamous 1853 Clayhidon Murder. Over coffee in the...